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Published: 2021-04-29

A new cormopsocid from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Psocodea: Trogiomorpha: Cormopsocidae)

State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, People’s Republic of China University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, People’s Republic of China
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, People’s Republic of China Lebanese University, Faculty of Science II, Fanar, Natural Sciences Department, Fanar - El-Matn, PO box 26110217, Lebanon
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, People’s Republic of China
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, People’s Republic of China
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, People’s Republic of China
Arthropoda Psocodea Trogiomorpha Cormopsocidae Fossil insect Myanmar new species Cretaceous

Abstract

Cormopsocus neli Hakim, Azar & Huang sp. nov., a new cormopsocid species from the mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber is characterized, described, and illustrated. Its taxonomic position is discussed. This is the second species of the Cormopsocidae, the most recently discovered trogiomorphan family in the Burmese amber.

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